If you’ve been listening to Cardi B’s new album on repeat since it came out, there’s a decent chance you’re voting for Nate Boulton in the Democratic primary. But if you end your evening relaxing with a nice glass of wine and listening to some Chopin, it’s more likely you’re voting for Fred Hubbell. That, anyway, is one of the more amusing findings from a recently-released poll from KBUR radio in Burlington. As is always the case with any political polling, the really interesting numbers are in the cross-tabs. And since KBUR also asked likely primary-going Democrats about their music […]
Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard speaks about new early voting rules with Polk County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald, followed by an interview with 3rd district congressional candidate Cindy Axne & audio from Nancy Pelosi’s recent trip to Iowa.
Des Moines businessman Fred Hubbell holds a substantial lead over the rest of the Democratic gubernatorial field, according to a new poll released this morning. A Remington Research Group poll commissioned by KBUR Radio of Burlington showed Hubbell at 46%, well above the needed 35% threshold to avoid a primary. Senator Nate Boulton comes in second at 20%. No other candidate breaks 10%. Here’s the full candidate breakdown: Fred Hubbell: 46% Nate Boulton: 20% Cathy Glasson: 7% John Norris: 5% Andy McGuire: 3% Ross Wilburn: 1% Undecided: 18% The poll found that Hubbell’s strongest support was among Iowans over the age […]
Given the personality, the chaos, the drama, the lack of any understanding of presidential norms and the lying, I believe one must go back to Andrew Johnson to find a person in the oval office as unqualified and bad for the country as President Trump. Each of us has some idea as to what we want in a leader, especially the President. There are lots of things I would like to see, but the top three for me are kindness, humility and honesty. For this president, those three don’t even begin to make the list. I am only one of […]